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Nick DeSantis

Senior Director

Leveraging more than a decade of journalism experience, Nick DeSantis partners with clients to develop communications strategies that attract attention and connect to audiences across traditional and digital media channels. His specialties at WEST include education issues at all levels and addressing challenges that sit at the intersection of technology, freedom of expression and human rights.

Prior to WEST, Nick worked at The Hustle, where he directed coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and other major news events. He also spent eight years as a reporter and editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education. While at The Chronicle, he led the newsroom’s digital audience strategy, equipping reporters and editors to maximize the impact of their stories.

Nick holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Middlebury College.

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